Is Your Heroine in Trouble? Emergency Phone Apps

My Friend Heather and I were heading home after a book signing for our Virginia Is for Mysteries anthology and what do you think a nerd girl (me) and a geek girl (Heather) - who both write suspense/crime - would end up talking about? Turns out we were trying to save our heroines' lives with a cell phone. First - that phone better be charged, or she will need a way to charge it. * Power cords (car or wall socket) * Solar power charger * hand crank charger Second - Does she have reception? No? She can try the following: * Keep the cell phone charged (at least 3 bars) * She can try standing outside of the building. * Is your heroine geeky? She may know to use UMA and if she knows about and can

Character Behaviors: Rational and Irrational

A big welcome to Dr. Vivian Lawry. Vivian holds a BA, MS, and PhD in psychology and was a professor of psychology prior to her retirement. Today, Vivian, we are going to wrestle with a complex part of the human psyche. In our plots, we try to make the story conform to what a rational person would do, but the truth is that given the right circumstances, motivation, and perception, anyone is capable of anything. Would you help us to understand this concept? Vivian - Circumstances refers to options and constraints. Motivation refers to what drives the person. Perception is what the person thinks is going on. All of these offer writers lots of room for making anything happen—believa

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